Our final pair of free audiobooks for 2020 take us back and back in history as young women of color fight the odds to live and move on.
Have the Sora app ready on your phone or tablet, then use the download links to grab these titles for your shelf.
Thanks again to the AudioSYNC program and all the publishers for sharing 26 professionally produced audiobooks this summer so we can read with our ears all year.
Burn Baby Burn (download free 23-29 July 2020)
During the sweltering summer of 1977, a massive blackout, arson, and the Son of Sam’s murder spree put New York City on edge, especially in Nora’s neighborhood.
The Cuban-American teen wants to get away from her bullying brother, but their mother can’t navigate life without her help. As Hector’s violence grows, Nora wonders if she’ll make it to 18 or not.
Kindred (download free 23-29 July 2020)
Transported from 1976 California to antebellum Maryland, 26 year old Dana saves a white boy from drowning and suddenly is returned to the present before being shot.
As the young Black woman gets pulled back and forth in time, always encountering the same white man, she begins to realize that she must keep him alive so the family line continues down to her!
How can you stand strong against changes that threaten your very existence?